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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Q: I’m living in a rental home where there is very poor air-conditioning. Is it possible for me to install a mini-split air-conditioner, the k…

  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Q: I bought my 1995 house about six years ago. Initially, there was a hairline crack in the hallway, but now we’ve seen it expand all the way …

  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Q: There are French doors leading to my patio, and one door that we use all the time has started creaking loudly when we open or close it. It …

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

 “Nail fins” are strips of metal used to attach a window frame to a stud opening.  

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Plus, what to do about aging drain pipes.

  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Old fascia boards need more care than just repainting.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Pistache trees provide lots of glorious fall color.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

 Want more hot water pressure? Check the shut-off valve on your water heater. 

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

You don’t want to drain hot water on your lawn or plants.

  • Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Tips to keep your home, yard beautiful and running smoothly.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

It's OK to correct the shape a little bit.

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  • Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Haze goes away over time after you wipe down your counters as you clean.

  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

 The operating cost for a dryer will be less with gas than electricity.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Arizona water is hard water and Tucson has some of the state's hardest .

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Install a shower pan first to head off problems.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Scorpions can be imported f you have gravel, rocks or firewood delivered.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

It's a question many homeowners ask.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

FrogTape is designed to prevent the bleeding problem in interior painting jobs with latex paint.

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  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

It’s a process that should be done every eight to 10 years.

  • By Rosie Romero Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Rosie details how to flushing a water heater.